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    DIY Junior Member dpgoalie's Avatar
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    Default Cold water suddenly brown

    Hi there,

    I have an artisan well and have not had any issues for the 3 years I have been using it. Today I ran the hose full blast for about three hours. When I went to use the cold water about an hour later, it was a light brown color. Could the use of the hose be related to the sudden change in water color? Thanks

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    You probably drew the well down pretty far and that tends to dislodge all that rust on the case. Wait a couple days and see if it clears up

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